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Guide to the most useful print and electronic resources for locating information on a variety of economics-related topics.

Handbooks in Economics

Each handbook in this series presents an accurate, self-contained survey of the current state of research on the topic under examination. These surveys summarize the most recent discussions in journals, and elucidate new developments. The main aim of this series is to provide comprehensive and accessible surveys. There are 30 titles with multiple volumes in the series:


Encyclopedia entries are useful in that they outline the evolution of scholarship on a particular topic, including debates over methodology and interpretation. They also help identify important authors and key works on the topic, saving you countless hours of research in the library. These general subject encyclopedias will help you select a topic and gather background information.


Use these resources to better understand key economic terms and economic theories.